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ZIP Code 61540

Primary City:Lacon, IL (View All Cities)
County: Marshall County
Timezone: Central (7:55pm)
Coordinates:41.0, -89.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61540. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 61540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61540, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Lacon, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61540 is located in north Illinois and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 61540 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61540 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,916
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,299
Median Home Value $105,600
Land Area 52.17 sq mi
Water Area 6.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,201
Median Household Income $57,315

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58665151
5-98266148
10-149468162
15-1992102194
20-249074164
25-297774151
30-346966135
35-398366149
40-447696172
45-4996132228
50-54125105230
55-59116114230
60-649295187
65-698191172
70-745457111
75-795173124
80-84354176
85 Plus3498132

Gender

 Male 1,433 49%
 Female 1,483 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,869 98.4%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 12 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 23 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24232245
25-348945134
35-4412540165
45-5420652258
55-6420234236
65-7416219181
75-8410217119
85 Plus511263

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 651 54%
 Single Guardian 168 14%
 Singles 332 28%
 Singles With Roommate 50 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 890 74%
 Households with Kids 311 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151126
2211031
3201535
4161531
5131427
6161531
7171633
819524
9171633
1012921
11231437
12211233
13162036
14221335
15202646
16172340
17231639
18222345
19101424
20191231

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61540 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61540 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 61540 real estate data, the median home value of $105,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61540 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61540 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,814 96.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 7 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 84 2.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 529 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 431 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 241 19%
 Households Vacant 98 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 19 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 45 39%
 2 Bedroom 38 33%
 3+ Bedroom 32 28%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $57,315 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61540 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 61540 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 61540 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 837 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 667 28%
 No Earnings 853 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 837 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 667 28%
 No Earnings 853 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,220 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 2%
 Worked at Home 16 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 72 8%
 High School Graduate 656 68%
 Associate's degree 65 7%
 Bachelor's degree 81 8%
 Master's degree 40 4%
 Professional school degree 33 3%
 Doctorate degree 11 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 448 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 53 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61540

ZIP Code 61540 is in the Midland Community Unit School District 7. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61540.

Midland Elementary School
206 North High St
Lacon, IL 61540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Community Unit School District 7

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